The trilogy is finally over. Luckily, there are two more.
There are a bit of plot-holes, especially at the end
On its own, this book is not that bad, just a bit bland. But being the culmination of his three-part Frankenstein epic, it is a major disappointment. The first in the series is electrifying, and it promises a dark and horrible world to be unfolded in subsequent sequels. The second book has a few unnecessarily slow moments, but it is still a gripping read. Now the third - it is nothing more than an embarrassment.
What a waste of intriguing characters such as Deucalion, Carson O'Connor, Michael Maddison, the Werner abomination - none is really essential to the climax of the story (if you call it a climax). Of course we know Victor Helios will fall because of his own arrogance, but we don't expect him to fall so easily! What a let down by Koontz. Maybe he just wanted to finish the series and get it over with...
...or to move on to his popular Odd Thomas series, in which Deucalion will surely make a quantum leap and play a role. You're wicked, Mr Koontz....Continua